NACOS ? Recognizing and responding helpfully to Congregational Anxiety (Friedman, Steinke)

Native American Course of Study (NACOS)

NACOS #1.07 Recognizing Differentiation and Congregational Anxiety
David O Kueker

Differentiation and Congregational Anxiety

– Bowen Family Systems patterns

– Steinke Church Conflict List

Health: Differentiation (1 Corinthians 12) while keeping in touch (1 Cor 13)

One direction: outward from center in self-selected directions … success.

Coercion:  Triangling, conformity, cut off, bullying, conflict, etc.

One direction: from slavery in Egypt to the Promised Land … 40 years, everybody dies.

Asynchronous resources … website pages, videos to watch.

All are optional unless designated as required.

– Website: Twenty Observations about Troubled Congregations by Peter L. Steinke
https://ambidextrouschurch.com/2019/07/06/opw2-32-20-observations-about-troubled-congregations-by-peter-l-steinke/

– Website: Bowen Theory & Concepts http://www.bowentheoryeducationcenter.org/the-bowen-theory/bowen-theory-concepts

– Website Bowenian Family Systems Theory and Therapy

https://www.theravive.com/research/bowenian-family-systems-theory-and-therapy

– Video Bowen Family Systems Theory

– Video Friedman’s Theory of Differentiated Leadership Made Simple

ASYNCHRONOUS RESOURCES

THREE REQUIRED RESOURCES: (a website, a video, a third item.)

Session Text: “SEMINAR TWO: An Invitation to Dialogue; Focus: Conversations Change Lives”, page

Website link #1

Video –

3rd Item

ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES VIEW – IF THEY ARE INTERESTING

Website link #2 – webpage TBA

Website link #3 – webpage TBA

YOU-TUBE VIDEOS

OTHER ITEMS

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS – (Discussion questions will be added to the document and/or proposed on the class Facebook page.)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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